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  1. 18 Jul '07 03:00
    I saw the youtube video of darren brown beating 9 chess grandmasters simultaneously, the way he did it was he copied the moves of one of his opponets, and did the excat same move on the next, in the end he was likely to beat at least half of the chess players. Do you think you could do that here? Would that be against the rules? And no don't think I'm going to do this, if you don't believe me, then monitor my games.
  2. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    18 Jul '07 03:01
    there was a thread on this and someone asked that, but this wont work
  3. 18 Jul '07 03:03
    why wouldn't it?
  4. 18 Jul '07 03:55
    you are using someone else to help make your moves. don't be stupid play the game right.
  5. 18 Jul '07 04:17
    Originally posted by jvanhine
    there was a thread on this and someone asked that, but this wont work
    Can someone locate that thread? Thanks!
  6. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    18 Jul '07 05:20
    i think it was in the general forum, i couldnt find it but didnt look that much..
  7. Standard member bannedplayer306509
    Best Loser
    18 Jul '07 18:24
    I started that thread and it got a lot of interest. It was here in the Only Chess forum but I can't find it. The fact is that yes it would work but there is a risk of it counting as outside assistance. Either way it's bad sportsmanship, don't do it .
  8. 18 Jul '07 18:33
    I think that's a big loophole.
  9. Standard member bannedplayer306509
    Best Loser
    18 Jul '07 18:35
    Originally posted by Dance Master MC
    I think that's a big loophole.
    ... u talkin about the noose that will hang people that try it?
  10. 19 Jul '07 01:05
    It wouldn't work, because you'll end up losing half your games
  11. 19 Jul '07 01:17
    Originally posted by yofidawg
    It wouldn't work, because you'll end up losing half your games
    If your playing two games with people better then you, then you lose to a person better then you, so don't lose as many rating points, but you win to a person better then you, so you gain more.
  12. 19 Jul '07 01:18
    Originally posted by ih8sens
    I started that thread and it got a lot of interest. It was here in the Only Chess forum but I can't find it. The fact is that yes it would work but there is a risk of it counting as outside assistance. Either way it's bad sportsmanship, don't do it .
    Do you think it should be spesifically banned in the rules of the site? I think a case could be made.
  13. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    19 Jul '07 02:36
    you wont be able to match up the moves, see how he did it, then if somehow it would work for you it would be 100% outside assistance...but he was doing it with 2 people playing...
  14. 19 Jul '07 03:33
    WHY would you want to take the fun and interest out of the game by "cheating"???

    I play for fun and relaxation; there is no upside to scamming your opponent because (a) you LEARN nothing.. your skills will NOT improve .. and (b) it can only earn you a rep for "cheating"... why???

    Helldweller
  15. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    19 Jul '07 16:55
    good post